I hope you enjoy the cooking method! Turn over potatoes halfway through cooking. I also use this cheat method to soften the potato in order to slice it up into wedges to then cook in the oven fast. Gently ring out any excess water. Wrap the damp paper towel around the potato. This is exactly how I cook red potatoes. Start by washing and drying your sweet potatoes. Hi, Hannah! Puncture a few times with a fork. Bless you, bless you and bless you again!!! One question - have you every microwaved a sweet potato and ate it the next day? I will get the post updated to reflect that! Don't feel bad. But in a pinch, they work! This is the first time I've cooked sweet potato but your easy recipe worked a treat! My husband is peeling and cutting sweet potatoes into cubes and then boiling for about ten mins. I eat the skin and all. My microwave (MW) is 700w. I love sweet potato in soups. Should I set the microwave at medium or high? I leave mine on the "high" setting the entire duration. Great tip for a yummy potato! I hope they all enjoy it! With this sweet potato obsession, you can only imagine how frequently I am needing to bake up batches of sweet potatoes. I'll have to give that a go! Thanks Megan! I said I was releasing him for this chore. and ate the egg - It was similar to fried egg. No more undoing a wet, scrunched-up paper towel. Make sure you don’t rip the paper towel. Servings: 1. We will be trying this tonight as a favorite side to a rack of baby back ribs and a steamed broccoli crown. Still have questions? I almost always made them in the microwave because it was super hot out and I didn't want to turn on the oven! Great photo how-to! Once you experiment a bit, you will find the “right” amount of time for your potatoes. Totally agree -- 45 minutes is WAY too long. In the MW 3.5mins. It works every time and saves so much time! What are the microwave potato bags made out of? Wish I would have thought of it myself!! If you have not already figured it out, I am a big-time sweet potato lover. microwave 8 to 10 minutes. I assume most people understand it is not truly baked. Then drain water out of bottom of my bowl and it's moist and taste just like it was baked in oven. It sounds like it was an interesting experiment! Great idea! So I tried it. I am going to microwave the potato so every bit of vitamins and nutrients don't end up in the boiling water! Just wondering how that would be. Don't bake it in the microwave, but after it's baked you can use microwave to reheat pie. Place the potato on a microwavable plate. I need that recipe, please! They do not taste the same, but are still delicious! Debbie @ Live from La Quinta recently posted... Katie @ Daily Cup of Kate recently posted... Kelly @ Hidden Fruits and Veggies recently posted... Erin @ Her Heartland Soul recently posted... Megan @ Skinny Fitalicious recently posted... meredith @ The Cookie ChRUNicles recently posted... Liz @ I Heart Vegetables recently posted... Julie @ Running in a Skirt recently posted... Amanda @ .running with spoons. Paper towel. Microwave the wrapped sweet potato 4 - 6 minutes, or until it is soft to the touch. I never bake up batches of sweet potatoes. How to “Bake” a Sweet Potato in the Microwave. If you're cookin fer one, center it & keep adding a minute at a time til you have it to your desired density. Covering the sweet potato with the damp paper towel will provide a “steaming” effect when microwaving the potato. It should easily slide through … You probably won't need to double the time, but will need to add at least another 2-3 minutes. It was so good! You are so welcome. But DO remember to pierce it before you put it in the oven, or it will explode, just as it will in a conventional oven. Instead of the damp cloth or paper towel, how about glazing with egg (or similar if eggs are off your menu?). Smaller potatoes will take less time. Thanks. Calories: 212 kcal. I have done that for both microwaved and baked sweet potatoes. Isn't it such a good combo? Turn over potatoes halfway through cooking. Pierce each potato approximately 5-8 times with a fork. Feedback on: Sweet potato with an egg coating in the microwave. If you want, you can wrap the potato in some wet paper towel first. Carefully unfold the paper towel and place it onto a microwave-safe plate. Such a cool idea. I have been trying to find the utopia of nuked sweet taters and it looks like my quest is over. Thank You!...on my way to sweet potato heaven now....... You're welcome! Bliss. Following is a step-by-step pictorial on how to “bake” a sweet potato in the microwave when you just do not feel like actually baking it. :). I've never been a sweet potato fan, but want to try to incorporate some in my diet and hopefully learn to love them! How much longer do you need to cook them? You are definitely not alone in that. I love sweet potato fries. when the summer is here, too hot to bake my sweet potatoes, thank for the micowave fast enough to cook my sweet potatoes when I wanted to eat, and it turn out yummy, a fast way to cook it. Probably faster if halved or quartered. Thank you for the very college-friendly method :). I hope you give it a try so that you can have sweet potatoes FAST! https://www.delish.com/.../a25442533/how-to-bake-potato-in-microwave I would be doomed without being able to microwave sweet potatoes. Always finding new things to eat on my new journey of eating clean. I generally just warm them up again in the microwave and they taste just fine to me! I am going to try this for lunch today (as soon as I get to the store and back). your microwave should have a potato setting or just nuke it for 5 to 10 minutes. The damp paper towel is clearly the key. I'd suspect even a low wattage microwave will fully cook a solitare within 7 minutes. I have had quite a few people ask me over the past year how to turn this: into a baked sweet potato in under seven minutes. Wash sweet potatoes. I usually do a baked potato putting it in microwave bowl filled with some water on bottom and cut some slits in it then just lay a dry paper towel over it. That is definitely another huge plus to microwaving over using the oven. Shared with my dorm-living sister :-D, Oh I bet she will love that! Then I mixed some butter, cinnamon, and syrup in a microwave dish, and heated it for apx 30 seconds, and drizzed this hot combo over my sweet potato, and it was excellent. Lol :), do not like microwaved regular or sweet potatoes because I like crispy skins on them when I eat them so, I'll keep using the oven. I tried this out today. You can test for doneness by poking a sweet potato with a knife. Totally worked! I use a very large pyrex bowl, wash my potatoes, put them in the bowl with a tablespoon of water (more or less) cover it with a lid or a plate (no plastic) and microwave it. How long depends on the size, but usually a couple of minutes per potato. ;). This will result in a baked sweet potato. Many thanks. Sure! Carefully unfold the paper towel and place it onto a microwave-safe plate. Place on paper towel on microwave-safe dish. Rinse and scrub the potato to make sure any dirt or debris that might have been stuck to the skin has been removed. The second time, turned out fantastic! How Long Do I Microwave a Sweet Potato? Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite parts of Fall! It looks delicious. I might as well have cooked the sweet potato in the oven. I like loads of butter and brown sugar. First I ate the flesh of the sweet potato, then drizzled a little of the above condiments, put the skin in the microwave again, for a few seconds, and then enjoyed eating the skin. Microwaved for 4 mins. The paper towel will create a steaming effect on the baked sweet potato, making for a soft and fluffy inside and preventing it from shrinking. Over the past several years, they have grown in popularity in restaurants and at home, too. Poke the potato with a fork a few times for the steam to escape. Their yellow flesh is high in vitamins and fiber. It is definitely one of my favorite kitchen hacks! It’s optional but you can also coat with a little olive oil and sprinkle with salt. I wish I had known to do this back when I was in college... of course I wasn't eating so healthy back then ;). I want hummus in the summer but didn't want to heat up the house. Spread paper towels on the bottom of your microwave oven and place the potatoes about an inch apart in the center of the microwave. It always comes out perfect. I wish I had done that! I have never heard of that method. Aww, that is so cute!! I just Googled "how to make a sweet potato in microwave" and this is the first thing that popped up! I bought a sweet potato for the first time today and this is a super idea. My mom always made them in the microwave too. Those who know me can tell how much I love sweet potatoes. Unfortunately, since it heats up the sweet potatoes fast, there are great chances that this method might result in very dry sweet potatoes. Nice idea with the applesauce addition. How about oiling the skin instead of water? It is great in a pinch! This has happened to me too many times until I discovered how to make 5-minute sweet potatoes in the microwave. It really helps to "steam" the potatoes a bit so they don't dry out too much! https://www.allrecipes.com/article/how-to-bake-sweet-potatoes Bill. Pierce 'em with a fork a few times & start experimenting. I hope it works out well for you. I definitely think the damp paper towel makes a difference, so you should absolutely try it. Author: Jessica Formicola. Thanks for the great post! You are so welcome! Also have tried applesauce with cinnamon. It sounds really cool! :-) Looking forward to that sweet potatoe in a few minutes! Wishing you well and keep up the great posts! Thank you! 1 medium-sized sweet potato; 1 pat unsalted butter; Flaky sea salt; Coarsely ground black pepper, optional; Instructions. If you don't mind me asking, do they taste the same as baked ones? It is a great time-saver! Awesome, right? Sweet potato came out soft and juicy. I added a little cinnamon and butter and it was like eating dessert! Thanks Meredith :). In fact, I do not bake my sweet potatoes at all. It was perfect; and I stopped eating it to share my happiness. Things you'll need: Microwave. Can a person's birthday cake be a yellow cake with banana frosting on top? Wash sweet potatoes and prick several times all over with a fork. But the microwave makes more sense because then I have a perfectly cooked sweet potato in just a few minutes. https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/microwave_sweet_potatoes_04783 Cut an opening and place wedge of butter and a little cinnamon. My wife and I will be 80 this year and since I retired, I have been doing all the cooking. Therefore, you have to split the potato into two halves to prevent it from drying up. So important for both conditions you are fighting! Thank you for your reply. This is my first time to try your recipe. So much easier then cooking them over a long period of time. Sweet potatoes are SUCH a good snack. (This prevents sugar from leaking out and making a mess of your pan.) I love sweet potato in soups. Nice..I will try this as soon as I get home from work! I scrubbed the potato and dried it. The topping choices are pretty much endless. Cooking time depends upon the size try it in two minute increments and test with a fork until it feels tender then serve as usual. Great article! Thank you!! yum! Next post: Weekly Meal Plan + Single-Serve Mexican Tortilla Pizza, Previous post: WIAW: October 15, 2014 (Recent Eats), Cooking, Dining, and Living Life in My Mostly Whole Foods World, VERY COOL TIP! I'd just try experimenting with it to see what works with your microwave. Then, wrap your sweet potato in a damp paper towel and place it on a microwaveable plate. Wrap in a paper towel, and microwave for about 9 minutes, or until you can stick a fork through with little resistance. Found the process somewhat interesting. I never knew (or even thought to) wrap the potato with a damp cloth/paper towel! It does keep the moisture in but in my opinion that gives you a steamed potato not a baked potato. How do you think about the answers? Oftentimes the potatoes can seep out a little liquid as they cook and the paper towels will help to absorb it. Got my first sweet potato yesterday, so glad I found you. The skin will remain softs, and the potato won’t … I did not know about the damp paper towel, I'll try that. Scrub and wrap with damp towel, Place in microwave set to 1Potatoe and nuke. depending on the size. This will help to keep the potato moist and prevent it from shrinking, but it will also result in softer skin. My sis-in-law makes those microwave potato bags. My potatoes are always filled with loads of butter, sharp cheddar, sour cream, and chives. If you have not already figured it out, I am a big-time sweet potato lover. After 1.5mins I sliced the potato length-wise and opened it. Take a damp paper towel and loosely wrap your sweet potato in it. I usually cheat the baked potato method by microwaving on the potato setting and not letting it run the entire time and then switch it into the oven at 450 degrees to finish it up quick so the skin gets a little crisp. I didn't start making mine this way until about 2 years ago. Cool, peel and mash until fluffy. ? Microwave Cook on high heat for 10 minutes for medium potatoes (follow time directions below). Check to see how it feels. Turn the potato and heat again for 3 minutes. I like to simply slice the cooked potato and enjoy its natural sweetness - I don't even sprinkle it with … OK it is not technically baked and the skin is not crisp but it is far more economical than heating conventional oven for one potato and was very tasty! Honestly, it has been SO long since I have eaten a sweet potato that was actually baked that I don't really remember! It also ensures that the sweet potato remains moist and doesn’t dry out during the cooking process. :). Wrap each potato with a paper towel, or simply place on a paper towel lined plate. And good for you for trying to lead a healthy life, even while in college. I just did it this afternoon and the potato came out perfect. I have been splitting them open, lengthwise and laying them cut side down in a Pyrex dish with a Tbsp of butter and a little salt and pepper. To reheat on the stovetop, place the sweet potato in a saute pan with water to ¼ inch, place the lid and set on low heat for 5 minutes. www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jIarYmIioc. 2. They're just spuds so you should have it mastered within a 5 lb bag. Even better. Gently ring out any excess water. I cut up the potato into bite-sized chunks and ate (including the skin). Thank you this worked really well - I have never been successful with ordinary potatoes. I love sweet potatoes. Lucky for you, I have decided to feature the sweet potato in my next “How To” post. It really works. This is the first sweet potato I've ever enjoyed without adding something sweet. Thanks for sharing! With a paper towel, blot the potato dry. Have you tried cooking 2 potatoes at once? You are so welcome! Anyone else never buy bacon because it’s getting ridiculously expensive ? Pat your potato dry with a paper towel. Thanks for reminding me to stick the potato with a fork! Former Citigroup chairman: How to bring unity to U.S. 'Black Panther' actor, model confirm romance rumors, Mass. Cook on high for 4-5 minutes for the first potato, plus 2-3 minutes for each additional potato. This is genius! I'm so glad you have found it helpful. I have a soft spot in my heart for doodles, so I love that you have a labradoodle! Doesn’t that make the dish even more Expensive ? I happen to like combining the two! This was to ensure the innards cooked properly. The ones in the middle will cook faster than the ones around the edge so distribute them evenly around the edge to allow a uniform consistancy. Years later and it is still my go-to method! But the sad thing is I do it anyways because I grew up without a microwave and now it just feels strange to use one. Does it take a longer baking time with more than one potato? That's an awesome and super clever idea. I am glad you found your way here, too! To reheat, wrap the sweet potato in a damp paper towel and heat in the microwave for 1-2 minutes. I live on sweet potatoes. It's such a great short cut!! Hi. I am a fully loaded potato kind of gal. After cooking, unwrap the potato and let it cool for several minutes. It was OK and I don`t think the egg coating added or detracted from the potato at all. Now I'm craving a sweet potato! ? Some of my favorites include: maple or vanilla almond butter, Melt butter, yellow mustard, salsa, avocado, and dippy eggs- don’t worry, not all at once. Larger potatoes will take more time. Remember; you should not microwave salsa, sour cream, and chives. Can a burnt on the BBQ food or cooked food make you sick ? I love baked stuffed sweet potatoes for dinner and baked sweet potatoes topped with … Top with remaining cheese and sour cream, and serve. Pierce the potato several times, and wrap in a paper towel. I cook russet potatoes all the time in the microwave (though I never wrap them in a damp paper towel..thanks for the tip). I am so glad you found it helpful. Wrap the sweet potato in a damp paper towel. Haha, toooo funny! We got snow here too! Cook on high for 4-5 minutes for the first potato, plus 2-3 minutes for each additional potato. Water. I have a sweet potato in the microwave right now. Whether you are making dinner with sweet potatoes, baking with sweet potatoes, eating sweet potatoes as a side, or eating sweet potatoes for dessert, save yourself a whole ‘lotta time and nuke them in the microwave. I went through a sweet potato + almond butter phase for a long time! This is especially good as a snack when you have the munchies. Ingredients. THANKS! I hope you learn to love those sweet potatoes!! I'd start with a few servings to blast for about 5 minutes to test. Why do people boil their rice and beans and stuff in chicken broth. Baked sweet potatoes are delicious and nutritious! The first time, my potato turned to mush. Place on paper towel on microwave-safe dish. When it is warm out I have zero desire to turn on my oven! Make sure to clean your potatoes well. I wasn't even sure I would like it, but it was really delicious, and I can't wait to cook another. How do you make sweet potato hummus? A tutorial on how to “bake” a sweet potato in the microwave in under seven minutes. Good ole Google is where I find it! I broke an egg over it and lathered it with egg with my (clean) hands. Place the sweet potato onto the paper towel. Loosely fold over both sides of the paper towel to cover the sweet potato. Keyword: baked sweet potato, microwave sweet potato. Jul 1, 2017 - A tutorial on how to “bake” a sweet potato in the microwave in under seven minutes. Clean your sweet potatoes under cool running water and scrub with a produce scrubbing brush. Hope this helps you. I love sweet potato in soups. To microwave a baked potato, simply wrap it in a moist paper towel, place on a microwave-safe dish, and microwave for one minute on HIGH. Place the potato in a microwave safe baking dish or place it on a paper towel directly on the turntable. I love sweet potato fries. Your recipe yields a steamed sweet potato, not a baked one. enjoy, wrap it in a wet paper towel and nuke it for 7-9 minutes. Wet a full-sized sheet of a paper towel with cold water. Sometimes you just need EASY, which is why I love this. Microwave the potatoes … Thanks. Is there a good salad dressing that does not include vinegar? Otherwise, water will expand in the skin, and cause the potato to explode. Puncture a few times with a fork. I too want my food when I want it. I'll have to try out that method too! Yes, I drink close to a gallon a day so I'm pretty good about that. Fact: A microwave is the fastest way to reheat baked sweet potatoes. Get your answers by asking now. Place the sweet potatoes on a microwave-safe plate and microwave for 5-10 minutes—five minutes to cook one sweet potato in the microwave, and add two minutes for each additional potato—rotating them halfway through. Place the potato in the microwave and heat for 4 minutes. Admire how pretty your potato looks and then top it with desired toppings. Let me know if you try! Thank you. Micro is the best way to do it. Thanks again! Is there I different timeframe if cooking more than one (3-4 small/Med). Wash your sweet potatoes. I love sweet potato fries. As fries, mashed, baked, in salads… Sweet potatoes are a staple in my diet because not only are they delicious, they are so healthy and good for yourself! How to cook a Baked Potato in the microwave: Wash potato skin thoroughly. :). Almond butter is definitely one of my most favorite toppings for sweet potatoes! Pierce the potato with a fork about six to eight times. Your potato will look like this post-washing. Enjoy. You can't forget that important fork-sticking step! Life changing. Begin by cleaning the sweet potato under running water using a produce scrubbing brush. Thank you! In the MW 5mins. I will try tomorrow! Allow hot potato to sit in the microwave … Whether your bake your potato in the oven or bake your potato in the microwave, don't forget to add those yummy toppings. Thank you for helping and thank you for making my readers happier. :) Happy Friday! 6 minutes. I recommend using the microwave for the first 4 minutes (as described by you), then cooking it in the oven until done; should be about 20 minutes. Yes, I too love the damp paper towel tip, which gives the steaming affect! Pierce ends and around the middle of potato with a sharp fork. I love baked stuffed sweet potatoes for dinner and baked sweet potatoes topped with … This will prevent the potato from exploding in the microwave. I have been making my "baked" potatoes and sweet potatoes this way for years. This is especially important if you enjoy eating the sweet potato skin. Those are both awesome ideas! I hope you enjoy the sweet potato :). Par excellence. Trust me, you do not want to skip this step! What is your favorite way to eat sweet potatoes? Later from the far northwest. Microwave the potato on high for approximately six minutes, flipping once halfway through. I scraped off the egg which had puddled (what else to do with the rest of the egg but leave it swimming on the plate!) Depending on the density of the potato, you may need to cut it into sections if the middle is refusing to warm. :). 6 I am so glad to hear that Eleanor is a sweet potato-loving girl! I'm guessing because my paper towel was drenched and I left in the microwave too long. My Vitamin A consumption is out of control right now ;), Thanks for sharing this, brilliant very useful. Do I double the cooking time? I ate my sweet potato with almond butter, which I would have never thought of trying. Yes just make sure that you pierce it several time with a fork or knife just as you would a potato to keep it from exploding from interior steam buildup. I hope you do too! Like every night with dinner. Thank you! :-). Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. Great! Never thought of papertowel wrap. I do a monthly cooking column for families where both parents work and for some reason this morning decided to add sweet potatoes as a side to a tuna noodle casserole with enough ingredients in it to sink the Titanic. Cut open added 1T butter, cinnamon and sugar and there is supper. My favorite way to cook sweet potatoes is to soften them in the microwave for two to three minutes, then bake them in a 425˚F oven for 15 to 20 minutes on an aluminum-foil lined baking sheet. Below are simple and quick steps to making baked sweet potatoes in the microwave at home. Instead, I “bake” my sweet potatoes in the microwave. I use mine to store my extra pots and pans :lol: That is so funny! Perfect for loaded baked potatoes or as a quick. Try making Sweet Potato Jerky for dog treat. Eleanor and I have them for lunch almost every day! I am so glad it worked for you. I have put cinnamon and a touch of brown sugar on the sweet potato and it is yummy. https://www.delish.com/.../recipe-ideas/a22565452/microwave-sweet-potato Wet a full-sized sheet of a paper towel with cold water. I also eat the skins! Depending on the microwave power, 'High' it until you get the hang of it. Then I realized baking a potato is the oven can take an hour so I looked on the internet to see if a sweet potato could be prepared in the oven and, sure enough, there you were with your excellent tips and splendid photos. If you have not already figured it out, I am a big-time sweet potato lover. (About 5 good stabs.) I hope you loved it! Sometimes you just have to do what saves time, right?! If one MUST eat starch, the nuke method at least saves time & works perfectly fine. You could definitely try that, but I think the water on the paper towel is important because it helps steam the potato as it cooks. I will need to cook two or three potatoes for my family. Cooking Sweet Potatoes in the Microwave. rep urges Belichick to decline Trump's medal offer, Twitter shares tumble after site permanently bans Trump, SCOTUS rejects fast track for Trump election cases, Etsy removes 'disrespectful' Auschwitz shirt, Marriott shuns lawmakers who balked at certification, Trump remains defiant amid calls to resign. Boil sweet potatoes until tender. :/. Thanks for the tip. There's no doubt that baked potatoes are the best, but this is great for when you are in a pinch! Yes, yes, yes! Entirely made of cotton including the thread. I tried your microwave pre-wet wrapped paper towel method for my sweet potato and it worked out perfectly. Had to add few extra minutes because potato was big. If you want them softer, cook 'em longer. I hope you enjoyed the method! Just tried your method and it worked like a dream. It tastes like the sweet potatoes were baked in the oven, not shrivelled up from the microwave. I cleaned, pierced potato (just in case) put it in the bag. It should be on high. Life saver! Who am I kidding? Sweet potato hummus sounds fabulous, by the way :), Wow!! Thanks. Yes, not the same as a true baked potato, but pretty darn good in under 10 minutes! I turned over the potato and back into the MW. If you are making more than one potato, you’ll have to adjust accordingly, it should take about 13 minutes for two potatoes. This is so helpful for sweet potato hummus! Do yo still puncture the potatoes with a fork. ;), This is so helpful, thank you! You can sign in to vote the answer. Btw, read your short bio and, although you probably do, just want to recommend drinking LOTS of water! ;) I think the microwaved ones might not be quite as soft in the inside and the skin of the potato doesn't get as crispy. Just Google Sweet Potato Jerky for many recipes in oven or dehydrator. Cook on high for 5 minutes … When the potato is soft, remove from the microwave, and cut in half lengthwise. Side note: This same method works just as well with regular russet potatoes, too! I love baked stuffed sweet potatoes for dinner and baked sweet potatoes topped with almond butter for dessert. How Do You Reheat a Baked Sweet Potato? I'm in college and it's soo rough trying to eat healthy with only a microwave. I have not cooked more than one at a time, but I would imagine you would need to add some additional time- maybe a couple of minutes? Jul 15, 2017 - A tutorial on how to “bake” a sweet potato in the microwave in under seven minutes. She does not mention cotton thread but my sis-in-law said use the mercerized cotton. Poke a fork to be sure they're fully cooked. I'm so glad you think so. Scrub the potatoes and remove any strings. Cooked on high for 3 mins turned over potato and bag. I have not, so I'm not sure. This is especially important if you also eat the skin of the potato like I do. Great post! yes, but priece a fork in the potatoe a couple of times so it will not burst open in the micro, and nuke it for about 15 min. For our money, butter, salt and pepper are ALL that is needed for a perfect sweet potato. Mind blown. And it's perfect timing because the only two things in my house to eat right now are avocados and sweet potatoes ;). However, it is simply title "baked" to show that you can produce similar results in the microwave than in the oven. Clearly, I do not have a problem reaching my necessary vitamin A intake. Yes... when you are craving something you need it then, not 45 minutes later!! It sounds really easy. For a medium potato, I normally microwave it for three minutes, flip, and microwave an additional two and a half to three minutes. Let me know if you try it out! I did try to make 2 potatoes & cooked for the same amt of time as 1 & it worked out fine! Very concise, well done and it works well! You can find quite a few recipes for it! I would start by adding two minutes to the cooking time and then more if needed. Thanks Hannah! Was wondering how to deal with it and it's almost lunch time. This is amazing. Microwaving jumpstarts the cooking process and cuts down the total cook time by almost an hour, but you will still get the This Easy Microwave Baked Potatoes recipe makes soft, fluffy potatoes in just a few minutes. Just got done shoveling 8 inches of snow off the driveway and blood sugar is REALLY LOW! Anyone know how long it takes pasta to cook. Gotta love when veggies taste like dessert!! Here's what I do: With potato and hands wet, I wrap a dry paper towel around potato; wet potato and wet hands take care of the middle, then wetting my hands again I wet and tighten each end. yes you can, but first you must either cut it or poke it a few times with your fork. Thanks for sharing! It should be soft to the touch when it's done. 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